Francine Kulitja_ Young Women Traveling (10)

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Artist: Francine Kulitja

Title:  Young Women Traveling 

Size: 30 x 30 cm

Acrylic on linen.

Unstretched

Story: 

The young women are travelling around the country near Kaltukarjara (Docker River) with the older ladies. They are learning many things about where to collect special grasses and flowers and other types of bush tucker.

Language:  Pitjantjatjara
Date of birth: April 8th, 1980
Community: Mutitjulu : NT
Artwork media: Acrylic on Canvas, Acrylic on Wood, Tjanpi Grass
Artwork themes:
  • Kungkarangkalpa - Seven Sisters
  • Minyma Kutjara - The Two Women
  • Minyma Kaanka Tjuta - The Crow Women
  • Kapi Pukara - Pukara Waterhole
  • Kalaya Tjuta - The Emus
  • Ngankari Tjuta

Francine Kulitja is the eldest daughter of well known artist Rene Kulitja and granddaughter of renowned wood carvers and Maruku founders, the late Topsy Tjulyata and Walter Pukutiwara. She grew up in Kaltukatjara (Docker River) in the far south west corner of the Northern Territory. She also spends time in the Mutitjulu Community in the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, where her family has always been strongly involved in traditional land management, tourism and the arts. Francine paints the Tjukurpa or Creation Stories she has inherited through her mother, her grandmother and her grandfather.  


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